Damon Cline

Don't expect 'honest' post-Ferguson dialogue

With the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., calls are going out for America to have a "national conversation" about race. I'm all for it, as long as the conversation is truly honest.

Connor Threlkeld

Elephants at play

Have you ever seen an elephant play? Well, now you can say you have. 

SimpleDollar

Thirteen Strategies for Financial Independence Through Self-Sufficiency

My primary financial goal is what I call financial independence. Naturally, one key part of achieving this is to reduce my expenses as much as possible. So, how do we do that without making life miserable?

Chris Gay

UGA WR Chris Conley's solid Star Wars fan film

See UGA flanker Chris Conley's 26-minute take on Star Wars  

SimpleDollar

Buying It for Life Versus Buying Ultra-Cheap

How do you know when to “buy it for life” and when to “buy it cheap”? Here are five factors I consider when I’m making that decision.

Connor Threlkeld

Fireworks safety suit

Remember that time you built yourself a steel suit to wear so you could stand inside a fireworks show? 

SimpleDollar

30 Great Gifts for $5 (or Less!)

Gift-giving can be an expensive proposition. Most of the ideas that tend to pop into people’s minds when it comes to exchanging gifts are expensive ones – or, at least ones that add up to a lot if you have to buy many of them.

Connor Threlkeld

Milk Does A Body Good

We finally have it: proof that drinking a gallon of milk all at once is not only safe, but will completely transform your body in a matter of seconds. 

SimpleDollar

The Dangers of Heroic Budgeting

There’s a much better solution to all of this than heroic budgeting. Rather than simply forcing myself into that kind of tight budget, I wish I had taken a different three step approach during my honeymoon phase of personal finance recovery.

Connor Threlkeld

When Pigs Surf

In this GoPro spot, a Hawaiian man introduces the world to his surfing pig. Because it's Hawaii. 

Damon Cline

Starving the beast: Can a tax revolt save America?

Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings asked the question in their song, “What if We all Stopped Paying Taxes?” Well, let's answer it.

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